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Fright Night! Halloween movies for kids on Netflix SA

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Get the family movie-night going with this spooktacular scary movies and shows on Netflix SA. Trick or treat anyone? 1. Babysitters guide to Monster Hunting (2020) A babysitter embarks on a mission to save a child who's been abducted by monsters. 2. The Witches (2020) A young boy and his grandmother have a run-in with a coven of witches and their leader. 3. Night books (2021) A young boy named Alex becomes the prisoner of a witch to avoid certain death, he convinces her to let him tell her a scary story every night. Upon meeting the witch's servant, Yazmin, the two must use their wits to escape her apartment, a magical labyrinth filled with various dangers, before the witch kills them both. 4. Hubie Halloween (2020) Despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem (and its Halloween celebration), Hubie Dubois is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. But this year, something is going bump in the night, and it's up to Hubie to save Halloween. 5. Love and Monsters (2020)

Cooking with uZ: The Mumbai Toastie

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What always amazes me about Indian cooking is not only the large variety of veggie dishes but how each dish can look so mouthwateringly appetizing. Say goodbye to soggy, bland veggies and, with a few easy ingredients, you can have a flavorful easy weekday meal that will have your tastebuds ready to bhangra! The chevra adds a nice crunchy spice kick to the mix. For the bestest, crunchiest,  freshest and   most awesomest chevra fix in town, check out  MY_CHEVRA_FIX on Instagram  or contact Zaheer on 0795244433 or Mahajabeen on 0761258051. Their chevra comes in easy to use resealable bags so it stays fresher for longer and is perfect for snacking! Also, do yourselves a favor and check out  YourFoodLab's  YouTube channel. Chef Sanjyot Kheer is a legend with Indian Foods. I have been following his channels for some time now and if you're looking for spicy, exciting Indian recipes, then YourFoodLab is THE channel to follow! πŸ₯ͺ🌢️πŸ‘†πŸ₯ͺ🌢️πŸ₯ͺ🌢️πŸ₯ͺ🌢πŸ₯ͺ

Netflix & Chills? Ten spooky movies and shows to watch this Halloween.

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Get your spooky on this Halloween with these scary movies and shows on Netflix. Whether you're opting for a killing spree movie marathon with the Addams, raising spirits with your zombie nation buds, binging with the boogeyman or just fancy a cuddle with your dearly departed, we've got your sorted for your Halloween date-night in. Netflix and chills anyone? Cue evil laugh. These are Life of uZ's top Halloween picks for Netflix SA: 1. Midnight Mass (Mini-Series 2021) The tale of a small, isolated island community whose existing divisions are amplified by the return of a disgraced young man and the arrival of a charismatic priest. When Father Paul's appearance on Crockett Island coincides with unexplained and seemingly miraculous events, a renewed religious fervor takes hold of the community - but do these miracles come at a price? 2. There's Someone Inside Your House (2021) Makani Young has moved from Hawaii to quiet, small-town Nebraska to live with her grandmother

Doom the Board Game: Arena Mode

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I purchased Doom: The Board Game way back in 2017 and, as per my initial review , absolutely loved this game. It felt  like an old-school shoot-em-up arcade game with quick skirmish style missions and asymmetric gameplay with one player being the Invader and the other (up to 4) players taking on the roles of the UAC marines, aptly designed as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. My only issue with the game was that it wasn't co-op which was the flavor of our gaming group back then. Then, a few months later managed to find a co-op variant called Horde Mode on BGG . I tried it out, played a few games, reviewed it and well, that was that. The game kind of sat on the back of my shelf for the latter part of 2 years. But I still seriously loved this game. Fast forward a few years to 2020 and suddenly we're all in a pandemic which meant goodbye face-to-face  gaming-groups and hello solo-play (or well, online play). I've done a LOT of solo board gaming lately f

Laid Back Lazy Sundays: What's on the Couch?

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On the couch for this morning's lazy laidback Sunday, I'm re-reading an absolute classic. It's Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman and George Perez! "Worlds will live. Worlds will die. And the universe will never be the same." In the early 80s, the two biggest names for DC were Wolfman and Perez, having solidified a name for themselves with their run of The New Teen Titans which went on to become the number 1 selling comic book for the publisher. At the time the DC universe had literally blown up into a multiverse with Earth-1, Earth-2, Earth-3, Earth-B etc all existing simultaneously and with different publications scattered throughout.  Each universe was similar different and with variants of Heroes on each. This meant you could pick up a DC issue for an Earth-2 Superman which ran it's own arc and another for an Earth-1 series which was totally different. Of course, this was great for bringing on new writers: just give them thei

Throwback Thursdays: Retro 80s Cartoons

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The 80s were the Gr8ies. In the days of broadcasts and TV guides, I remember rushing home from school and also getting up early on the weekend just so that I could catch my favorite shows. So go grab a bowl, milk and a box of your favorite cereal and let's dive neck deep into nostalgia with my list of the twenty best retro 80s cartoons. 20. Dino Riders This short lived series spawned some limited edition awesome toys. I mean dinosaurs with riders with giant guns and armor! This was every kids dream! Did you have any of the cool toys? 19. Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers For some weird reason I always seemed to think this was a sequel to Bravestarr or set in the same universe. Turns out this was quite a unique anime back in the day. The first US created anime and a rather entertaining plot. Do you recall this series? 18. Voltron One of my absolute favorite shows. There were quite a few variations and spin offs of this (power rangers?!) and a new series on Netflix that

Return to Ravenloft Adventure 5: Vanimir's Moving Castle Part 2

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  "After a brief and much needed rest, your heroic party gathers once again for one final mission: An assault against the dark forces of Castle Ravenloft! But, as expected, going up against Vanimir Von Bludhaven, a direct descendent of the legendary Strahd Von Zarovich, will be your most daunting mission yet.  The new Master of Ravenloft has imbued the castle with arcane magic and the walls, dungeon floors and rooms keep shifting and changing.  With full control of the castle, Vanimir also seeks to complete the Rite of Blood by reclaiming the vampiric essence of his forefathers from the crypts and making him an even more powerful adversary. From deep within these crypts, he is able to summon powerful attacks, mesmerize his opponents, transform into a swarm of bats and command an army of monsters - all ready to do his unholy bidding. Vanimir and his legions hope to stall your attempts long enough for the sun spell holding Barovia to finally break so that he may unleash his hordes o